radiolaria - rads_cenozoic - Astrosphaeridae


Classification: rads_cenozoic -> Actinommidae -> Astrosphaeridae
Sister taxa: Actinommidae (ss), Actinommidae inc sed, Amphisphaeridae, Astrosphaeridae, Centrocubidae, Ethmosphaeridae, Excentroconchidae, Hexalonchidae, Hexastylidae, Pantanelliidae, Quinquecapsulariidae, Saturnalidae, Spongosphaeridae, Stylosphaeridae
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)Granddaughter taxa

neptune records: 6
A. dichotoma
A. myriacantha
A. sp.


neptune records: 9
C. abietinus
C. cervicornis
C. megaceros
C. nakasekoi
C. pinetum
C. scoparius
C. stalactites
C. viminalis
C. sp.


neptune records: 28
H. inconstans
H. macrodoras
H. sp.


neptune records:
H. radiata
H. sp.


neptune records: 1
S. haackei
S. sp.


Rank: family (new classif)

Taxonomic discussion:
This family is part of the revised classification system being developed by Prof. Suzuki and colleagues

Catalog entries: Astrosphaeridae [no catalog entry yet]


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at base of Danian Stage (0% up, 66Ma, in Danian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:



Astrosphaeridae compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-10-2021

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